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And the Cheating Continues…

Caught another one red handed… Every semester, I catch at least one student whose pulled nearly an entire paper from one or more websites. Typically, it’s not too hard to figure out when you’re reading work that didn’t come from the student. The funniest example was a few years ago […]

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Say Goodbye to Grade Levels?

A Colorado district is taking differentiated instruction to a whole new level – little red school house style. This year, Adams 50 in Denver shifted to this grade-free approach to learning. Children have more control over their lessons and do not move on until they’ve become proficient in the subject.

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Tips for Happier, More Productive IEP Meetings

As a teacher, having to discuss a child’s deficits with his or her parents can be a very uncomfortable experience. Every parent wants their child to have a successful, happy life and that certainly is possible for students who are challenged with a disability. Sometimes we are tasked with helping […]

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Pop Culture Lesson Plans

For a limited time, you can get full access to the archive of 500+ Printable Pop Culture Lesson Plans for the rest of the 09/10 school year for only $9.95. After requests from teachers trying to connect content with student interests, the TeachHUB team created a Printable Pop Culture Lesson Plans. […]

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3 WAYS TO MAKE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION INITIATIVES STICK

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is no longer about filling a quota. Today, D&I is recognized as a key way to boost profits and increase innovation. It simply makes business sense. McKinsey\’s 2015 Diversity Matters report revealed a strong correlation between diversity and financial performance. According to the findings, companies in the top quartile […]

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Classroom Management: Using Gaming Elements

Educators should take cues from video game designers and incorporate some of the bells and whistles that designers use to energize their classes, according to frequent TeachHUB.com contributor Janelle Cox. Janelle’s article today outlines several ways that teachers can employ tactics of gamification, or using the principles of gaming to […]

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Classroom Management for Noncompliant Students

Noncompliant students can sink even the best-made lesson plans. Oftentimes these kids are disruptive, lack motivation, and as a result, perform poorly. However, with a little planning and knowledge, you can use some classroom management techniques to overcome those noncompliant students and bring about a more positive learning environment. Janelle Cox, a […]

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ELL Strategies that Work for the Whole Class

English-Language Learners are one of the fastest growing student populations in the United States: in fact, the percentage of ELL students grew 60% between 1995 and 2005, according to the New York Times. Many teachers worry about effectively teaching English learners while still meeting the needs of their other students. Here […]

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Top 12 Teaching Passions

As the new school year begins, there are plenty of rituals that teachers observe: the trips to office supply stores for those things that we “need” in the year ahead, the faculty meetings to welcome everyone back, and the inevitable classroom preparations that we look forward to every fall. When […]

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Classroom Management: Lesson Planning Made Easy

NOV 9 Classroom Management: Lesson Planning Made Easy Lesson planning is the key to the castle, in terms of education: Every component of the educational process is dependent upon successful and well-executed lesson plans. It’s imperative, therefore, that educators be well-acclimated to the classroom management techniques required to create effective lessons. A […]

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10 Popular Teacher Interview Questions Answered

A perpetually popular article on TeachHUB.com has been “6 Common Teacher Interview Questions and How to Answer them.” It’s a great article for those seeking both new jobs and for those mid-career who might need a change of career scenery. Today on TeachHUB.com, our centerpiece article is an update of […]

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Online Learning Games Students Love

With kids obsessed with video games and every other flashy technology, teachers and parents have a lot of competition when it comes to educational materials. Rather than fighting a losing battle with video games, it\’s time to start brining gaming into learning. There are a ton of free interactive gaming […]

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Staying Sane Admidst School Insanity

Lately it seems as if every time I turn around, someone (It doesn’t really matter who the someone is…although it always seems to be someone who has never taught before.) is pointing their finger at, blaming or ridiculing the work of teachers. Yet we still need to slap a smile […]

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Why Max Elliot Anderson Writes For Tween Boys

Max Elliot Anderson grew up as a reluctant reader. After his own experience and surveying the market, he sense the need for action-adventures and mysteries for readers 8 – 13, especially boys. Using his extensive experience in the production of motion pictures, videos, and television commercials, Anderson brings the same […]

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Nationalizing Standards?

There are times when my political leanings–my voter registration cards reads \”Libertarian\”–come into disagreement with my educational philosophy, and it can be very difficult to reconcile the differences. It gets worse when my views are tinted by my experience as a scientist. This kind of perfect storm of personal dilemma […]

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Derby Days Video Writing Prompts

K-2: Name Your HorseSuper Saver, Sidney\’s Candy, Mission Impazible, and Backtalk were other horses racing on Saturday. If you had a horse, what would you name it? Draw a picture of your horse and label it with his name. Remember, you can decorate the saddle and number to match your […]

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Poverty: The Elephant in the Classroom

Even though in our current educational climate it might seem unpopular, I’m just going to say it —I am getting tired of hearing about Race and Ethnicity in Education. The reason for this could not be simpler: When we talk about the special needs of black and Latino students, the […]

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Three Cheers for Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Week is being lauded throughout the web-o-sphere. Can you hear it? Share your favorite moments of being appreciated by students on the TeachHUB Discussion page. Also, check out a few other nice Teacher Appreciation features: Touching blog post on EdutopiaDeals and Freebies on the AppleRemembering an Unbelievable NYC EducatorAuthors […]

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